Polar Prime Spiral
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The integers can be arranged on a spiral while keeping square numbers on the positive axis. Prime numbers concentrate on trajectories of quadratic functions like . The green line shows the sequence generated by . A blue curve is constructed from three integers given by locator positions.
Contributed by: Michael Schreiber (March 2011)
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"Polar Prime Spiral"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011